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Julie Bernier is a registered ayurvedic practitioner by the Association of Ayurvedic Professionals of North America (AAPNA), a Certified Massage Therapist, and a classical hatha yoga teacher. Her training in each of these modalities has been both in the US and in India. Julie writes about ayurveda and yoga, and you may have seen her work as a featured author in Elephant Journal, beYogi, Zenward, and Yogapedia.
Recent Articles on Yogapedia by Julie Bernier

Yama and Niyama: The Yogi's Moral Guiding Lights

The wise rishis who gave us yoga knew that without moral backbones, a yoga practice would never get us very far. Therefore, the first two limbs of yoga -- yama and niyama -- are your guidebook for righteous living.

The Truth About Karma and How to Handle It

We explain some common misconceptions about karma, the three ways to create it and how to transcend it using two yogic techniques.

Meditating With Mala Beads

This sacred string of 108 beads helps to ease the mind into a more focused meditation practice. Learn about the mala beads' meaning and how to use one for your own practice.

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